Consulate Information


Office Information

Visa Office

Mon 9:00 - 12:15, 13:15 - 16:00
(Currently, we only accept emails and telephone inquiries. We do not accept walk-ins. For details please visit


Office Hours

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 12:15, 13:15 - 17:00 (General Office Hours)

ID / Seal

Please bring proper identification—a passport or driver's license. Once you enter the building, Check-in Desk will issue you with a temporary ID sticker. Then, take the elevator to the 6th floor.






Consulate General of Japan in Boston
100 High Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02110



By Public Transportation

100 High Street Building is located at near South Station. South Station is served by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Red and Silver lines, MBTA local bus lines, MBTA Commuter Rail, Amtrak, and Acela. Several commercial bus companies also serve the adjacent South Station Bzus Terminal.

By Car

From the North & South

Our office is located near the "South Station" exit from I-93 or I-90.  Please be advised that there is no parking lot available at the 100 High Street Building.  Those traveling by car will have to seek public parking in the area.

Consulate Holidays 2021


Friday, January 1

New Year's Day

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday

Monday, February 15

President's Day

Tuesday, February 23

His Majesty the Emperor's Birthday

Friday, April 2

Good Friday

Monday, April 19

Patriot's Day

Monday, May 31

Memorial Day

Monday, July 5

Holiday in Lieu of Independence Day

Monday, September 6

Labor Day

Thursday, September 23

Autumnal Equinox Day (Japanese Holiday)

Monday, October 11

Columbus Day

Thursday, November 11

Veterans Day

Thursday, November 25

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 26

Day After Thanksgiving

Friday, December 24

Holiday in Lieu of Christmas Day

Wednesday, December 29

Year-End Holiday

Thursday, December 30

Year-End Holiday

Friday, December 31

Year-End Holiday

Honorary Consuls (General)